Masalawala %26 Sons belongs to the team behind Semma and Dhakama (another place you'll be hearing about shortly). At this spot in Park Slope, they reinvent some of the staples of their childhood in Calcutta and the surrounding West Bengal region, with an emphasis on seafood. Wrap the fish in banana leaves, or try fried fish with spicy mustard as a side dish. The food is up to what you'll find at Masalawala's sister restaurants, and you'll want to spend the whole night in a big party space.
If you stroll down 6th Street in the East Village in search of Indian food, you'll feel as overwhelmed as a baby on a bus that crosses the city. This is one of the few Hemant Mathur restaurants in Manhattan, and its vegetarian dishes keep up with those that contain meat, such as paneer kali murch (cheese in a creamy black pepper sauce) and achari bindi (okra in a sauce with an intense Indian pickle flavor). Here you'll find the best places in the city to eat dal, tandoori meats, South Indian stews, puri and much more. Sahib travels all over North India to collect recipes.
There are only four types of bone-in goat curry, including one from Kashmir and another from Calcutta, which is a good measure of the seriousness of an Indian restaurant. Finally, a new variety of luxury restaurants appeared, offering more creative and nuanced versions of classic dishes, along with strong cocktails, which attracted a whole new generation of diners. The best Indian restaurant in Queens and perhaps in all of New York City, Seva is one of those restaurants that you won't be able to stop talking about until at least two people from your social circle try it for themselves. Tucked away in a corner of Williamsburg, near the Williamsburg Bridge, Masti is a restaurant that specializes in Balti Anglo-Indian cuisine, while offering many North and South Indian dishes, including one or two dishes from West Bengal.
Indian Accent is an exclusive Indian restaurant located in the Thompson Central Park Hotel, in the center of Manhattan. New York is one of the top destinations for authentic Indian food in North America, with all kinds of flavors and styles found throughout the city. Junoon's food doesn't differ much from what can be found at a less expensive Indian restaurant in Midtown. There are so many Indian restaurants in New York that committing to one can be as overwhelming as choosing a new mattress.